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Scotiabank Investing $1 Million In Ocad’s Design Thinking Research Studio

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Scotiabank is dedicating $1 million to developing a Design Thinking Research Studio at OCAD, which will allow the university to create a Design Thinking educational curriculum model and generate research, workshops, executive education, and an annual open public forum.

Hiring Algorithms Are Not Neutral

By Gideon Mann & Cathy O'Neil
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Originally posted on Harvard Business Review.

By Gideon Mann & Cathy O'Neil
Gideon Mann is head of data science at Bloomberg LP.

How I Became a Techie: Ignacio Contreras

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“Allow some level of randomness or variability in your career.” — Ignacio Contreras

I remember, at 7 or 8 years old, I used to create circuits with this toy DC motor that you could buy at electronic stores. My grandfather, who I lived with, used to give me some money for arcades or comic books, but instead, sometimes I would go to the electronics shop to buy lights, copper cables, batteries, and motors to build a small circuit.

Meet Gabriela, a Graduate from Generation Mexico

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Gabriela joined Generation Mexico in 2015. After graduation she got a job as a cashier at Chedraui, a leading Mexican retailer.

Many obstacles to overcome

Gabriela had dreamt of going to nursing school, and her older brother was committed to supporting her. “My brother would always tell me: ‘You are not going to work, you will keep going to school and I will pay for your studies’.” But then the worst happened: her brother, just 21 years old, was killed.

Bloomberg Military & Veterans Community: A Commitment to Service

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Bloomberg employees share their experiences serving in the military. Their voices represent the diversity and value of the Military & Veterans Community at Bloomberg.
 
To learn more about Diversity & Inclusion: http://bloom.bg/29TK521

Don’t Hire a Veteran with Disabilities Because it Feels Good – Do it Because it’s Smart Business

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Hiring military veterans with disabilities isn’t just feel-good altruism, it leads to strategic advantages. They’re determined, self-aware, goal-oriented, determined, and inclusive. Today’s veterans have led effective teams in ambiguous environments. They have managed large budgets, improvised around uncertainty and accomplished team objectives in lieu of personal ambitions.

Enter Eli Hinson, former Marine, and a wife and mother with two disabilities – dyslexia and deafness in her left ear.

Latinos Are Transforming Industry, but Much Better Representation Is Needed

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Originally posted on Bloomberg.com

Wielding an astonishing $1.5 trillion of annual purchasing power, Latinos are profoundly reshaping U.S. consumer trends.

Yet, according to a panel of successful Latina women at a recent Bloomberg Hispanic Heritage Month event in New York, much remains to be done to improve their influence and growth in the workforce.

Beyond Ada: The Future Of Women In STEM

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Originally posted on Huffington Post

By Becky Plummer
Senior Software Engineer at Bloomberg LP in London

Happy Ada Lovelace Day everyone! Today is a day to celebrate the incredible achievements of women in science, technology, engineering and maths (STEM) who’ve come before us. It’s also a day to look to the future.

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